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Kirinyaga: Father and two children drown in River Sagana

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A father and son drowned to death in Kirinyaga when they boat they were in capsized in River Sagana.

It has not been established what caused the accident but rescue missions were underway leading to the discovery of two bodies.

The rescue mission will continue tomorrow morning with the aim of recovering one more body trapped in the river.

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Speaking at the scene, eye witnesses said that they met the father and children clinching at the body as they called on help.

They were however overwhelmed by the water before they were swept away with the raging waters that had rose in height.

It was also established that they were heading to their farm on the other side when the accident happened.

The incident happened at a rime when weather conditions around the country have changed with most counties experiencing slight showers or cold.

Berryl Achieng
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